Holidays

Putting The Holidays In Perspective

Every year, from Thanksgiving until New Year’s, the business pages of the newspaper are filled with prognistications of whether holiday retail sales will meet expectations.  In 2011, holiday sales represented 20% of total retail industry sales.  For some retailers, holiday purchases represent 40% of annual sales. Those people are allowed to stress out about the holidays.  But why are the rest of us so stressed out?

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Gloves You Can Love

As a Professional Organizer and Productivity Expert, I am always on the lookout for products that have multiple functions or that make life easier.  Thus I was particularly impressed with two types of gloves that I came across recently. Do you have an iPhone or other electronic device with a touch screen?  Frustrated at having to remove a glove to use it?   Then you’ll be interested to know that several companies make gloves that can be left on when operating…

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Small Spaces, Fast Paces

Introducing my new e-book, Small Spaces, Fast Paces: New York Organizing Secrets. This book contains the first two years worth of my “Organizing Tip of the Week”.  That’s 95 tips, organized into 13 topics, and easily navigatable thanks to the wonders of technology! Why should you buy my e-book?

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One Bite at a Time

Are you vacationing at home this week and hoping to use the time to get organized? One of the biggest organizing mistakes that people make is thinking that a huge chunk of free time will solve their organizing issues once and for all.  They usually end up frustrated — and just as disorganized — by the end of it. So what’s the right way to tackle your organizing project?  The same way that you eat an elephant — one bite at…

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